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Re: Kernel is Hanging for page size 16KB.

To: Naresh Bhat <nareshgbhat@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Kernel is Hanging for page size 16KB.
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 17:27:41 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Naresh Bhat wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> 
> I have a board MIPS Malta and Linux 2.6.10 is running on that. By default
> 4KB page size will be allocated in the kernel (I mean to say I saw it when I
> do the "make menuconfig".
> 
> Problem is:
> 
> When I changed the page size to 16KB it will hang after mounting the file
> system. I am using the NFS for booting the board.

IIRC the old TLB handlers were buggy for anything else than 4k pages.
For the Malta, upgrading to a recent kernel version should be the
simplest way to solve the problem.


Thiemo

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